Israel approves more expansion of settlement near Jerusalem




 
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Israel approves more expansion of settlement near Jerusalem
 
October 18th, 2012  
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Israel approves more expansion of settlement near Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Thursday issued a detailed plan for the building of some 800 new homes on annexed land in the West Bank that is certain to attract further international condemnation of its settlement policies. A planning committee issued a call for bids from contractors to start building 797 housing units on the western slopes of the urban settlement of Gilo, an area that Israel seized in the 1967 Middle East war and later declared part of Jerusalem. The annexation has never been recognized internationally. ...

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